Accredited Moderator Training

Accredited Moderator Course, Moderator Training - Distance Learning or Classroom.

This moderator course will equip you with the required knowledge and skills to conduct moderation of outcomes-based assessment. The Moderator training course will further your understanding of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and will assist you in developing your skills.

It is the responsibility of the Moderator to moderate assessments according to relevant outcome statements and quality assurance requirements. The responsibility of the Moderator is significant and they need to meet a high standard of criteria and have to be registered before they are allowed to moderate.

Course Duration

Duration: 3 Months including completion of Portfolio of Evidence


Course Fee: POR

The course price includes all the study material that will be required to complete the course.

Group Discounts can be discussed.

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On completion of this programme you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of moderation within the context of an outcomes-based assessment system
  • Plan and prepare for moderation
  • Conduct moderation
  • Advise and support assessors
  • Report, record and administer moderation
  • Review moderation systems and processes

What Can I Get From The Course?

  • Credits towards a full qualification
  • Opportunity to register as a moderator with various SETAs
  • 10 CPD points allocated by SACE towards the CPDT for educators who successfully complete the programme
  • Improves your employability
  • Gives you the opportunity for a change in career focus
  • Advancement in your field as an authority
  • Can freelance as registered independent moderator
  • Can perform contractual moderation for ETQAs or other training providers

What does a Moderator do?

In a typical workplace environment, a Moderator will:

  • Conduct moderation of outcomes-based assessments
  • Ensure that the assessment process followed by the assessor is fair, valid and relevant
  • Apply quality assurance of learning material used, training, assessment documentation, assessments and record-keeping
  • Liaise with the ETQAs of the SETA’s
  • Assist in the development and implementation of Skills Development policies and procedures
  • Assist in development of assessment standards to test knowledge and skills of candidates during a recruitment process
  • Moderate evidence for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Who The Course For?

  • HR Managers
  • Trainers
  • Learner Trainers
  • Coaches
  • Facilitators
  • T&D Managers
  • Skills Development Facilitators
  • Assessors and anyone needing to moderate assessments of staff or be accredited by the ETDP SETA as a moderator.



Understanding of moderation within the context of an outcomes-based assessment system

  • Moderation’s contribution to quality assured assessment.
  • Moderation within the context of an OBE system
  • Moderation and assessment methods and activities
  • The moderator’s role and responsibilities


Plan and Prepare for Moderation

  • Planning the extent of moderation and methods of moderation
  • Clarifying the context of the assessments under review
  • Considering special needs
  • Planning the moderation methods and processes
  • Moderation techniques and processes
  • Sampling of assessments


Conduct Moderation

  • Checking and judging the assessment instruments and process
  • Confirming that special needs of learners have been provided for
  • Handling appeals against assessment decisions
  • Moderating recognition of prior learning
  • Making the moderation decision
  • Moderation checklists
  • Confirming the assessment decisions


Advise and Support Assessors
  • Giving feedback to assessors
  • The VARCCS report


Report, Record and Administer Moderation
  • Reporting to designated role players
  • Report format and content
  • Maintaining records


Review Moderation Systems and Processes
  • Using a SWOT Analysis
  • Management Systems and Policies

Entry Requirements

Moderator qualification (US ID: 115759: Conduct moderation of Outcomes-based Assessments)
It is further assumed that the person has evaluative expertise within the field in which they are moderating assessments


The Reason Why Your Employer Would Pay For This Training

They gain a registered and qualified Moderator
You can Implement and quality assure skills development
They will have access to skills development fund (Grants)
You can address skills gaps
You can develop, implement and review the training QMS
You can liaise with SETAs
They will have an improved BEE scorecard


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